Price List In US$

Costs for a variety of training and consulting activities offered by Barringer & Associates, Inc. are described below.
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See examples in the next paragraph below for training class cost examples.  If you want a specific cost estimate send email to Paul Barringer
.   Check the schedule for availability to meet your program requirements for training or consulting.

The recommended training class size is:
      ~20 students for the Reliability Engineering Principles training class (3 day session)
                  Click here for REP cost details. 
                  Click here for typical Reliability Engineering Principles training course cost estimate
                  Click here for Management Overview of Reliability Engineering Principles
      ~25 students for the Life Cycle Cost training class. (2 day session)
                  Click here for LCC cost details.
                  Click here for typical Life Cycle Cost training course cost estimate
      ~25 students for the Process Reliability training class (2 day session)
                  Click here for PR cost details.
                  Click here for typical Process Reliability training course cost estimate
      ~25 students for the Basic SuperSMITH Weibull/Visual Software Training  
             computer training class (1 or 1.5 day session)
                  Click here for typical SSW-SSV training course cost estimate

 

 Current Price List (US$)
Last Revision January 1, 2008

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Training Costs Effective January 1, 2015

Reliability Engineering Principles Training Course: (Add travel time and jet lag recovery for offshore locations +  expenses + training manuals.  Note: Students need an electronic hand held calculator with natural logarithm capability for class work and home work.)  Recommended maximum class size = 20 students.

3 day session (suggested if demonstration project follow-up occurs in 6-8 weeks after completion of the training class for 20 students including manuals)

 $14,200
    

4 day session (suggested if language difficulties exist or extensive travel is required for the follow-up demonstration project which will occur on the 4th day includes 20 student manuals)

 $16,665
    

5 day session (same as the 4 day session where the 5th days is used for the follow-up demonstration project includes 20 student manuals)

 $19,130
    

1 day follow-up session (standalone coaching session suggested for the demonstration project so the students have time to obtain their data and the follow-up occurs in 6-8 weeks after completion of the training class)

 $5,765
    

2 day follow-up session (standalone coaching session)

 $8,230

Reliability Engineering Principles Training manual (costs per student)

$175   

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Reliability Engineering Principles Management Overview
Education Course:
(Add offshore travel time)  No limit on class size.

1.5 hour session for top management (during student course) 

No Charge

1.5 hour session for top management (separate management course and remainder of time for a day can be used for routine consulting)

 $5,865
    

Management Overview manual (per copy if desired)

$50

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Life Cycle Cost Training Course: (Add offshore travel time + expenses +  training manuals.  Note:  Students need 1+Ghz Pentium computers with Excel loaded for finding life cycle costs using software provided for the training class)  Recommended maximum class size = 25 students.

1 day session (follow-on to the Reliability Engineering Principles course for 20 students)

 $3,965

2 day session (follow-on to the Reliability Engineering Principles course for 20 students)

 $6,420

1 day session (standalone class for 20 students)

 $7,365

2 day session (standalone class for 20 students)

 $9,830

Life Cycle Cost training manual (costs per student)

$75

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Process Reliability Training Course: (Add offshore travel time + expenses + training manuals).  Note: Students need 200+Mhz Pentium computers with Excel loaded for completing the simulation for process quantities using software provided for the training class—SuperSMITH Weibull Demo Software will also be provided for finding process reliability)  Recommended maximum class size = 25 students.

1 day session (follow-on to the Reliability Engineering Principles course for 20 students)

 $3,965

2 day session (follow-on to the Reliability Engineering Principles course for 20 students)

 $6,420

1 day session (standalone class for 20 students)

 $7,365

2 day session (standalone class for 20 students)

 $9,730

Process Reliability training manual (costs per student)

$75

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Basic SuperSMITH Weibull/Visual Software Training Course:  (Add offshore travel time + expenses + training manuals).  Note: Students need 1+Ghz Pentium computers with Excel loaded and valid copies of authentic SuperSMITH Weibull/Visual software provided for the training class—if valid copies of the software are not available, the instructor will provide demonstration copies SuperSMITH Weibull and SuperSMITH Visual software for completing the computer exercises)  Recommended maximum class size = 25 students.

1 day session (follow-on to the Reliability Engineering Principles course for 20 students)

 $3,965

2 day session (follow-on to the Reliability Engineering Principles course for 20 students)

$6,420

1 day session (standalone class for 20 students)

 $7,365

2 day session (standalone class for 20 students)

 $9,730

Basic Weibull/Visual Software Training Manual (costs per student)

$75

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Customizing Courses Using Client's Proprietary Data: (add travel time)

Simple customization (3 to 5 sheets of new information)

 $5,000 and up 

Typical customization (10 to 15 sheets of new information)

 $10,000 and up 

Complex customization (20+ sheets of new information)

 $15,000 and up

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Training Manuals: (add taxes, duties, and shipping costs)

Three ring Reliability Engineering Principles student's binders

$175 per student

Reliability Engineering Principles Management Overview

 $50 per manager

Three ring Life Cycle Cost student's binders

 $75 per student

Three ring Process Reliability student’s binders

$75 per student

Three ring Basic SuperSMITH Weibull/Visual Software Training Manual binders

$75 per student

Compact Disk Of New Methods for Life Data Analysis

$98 per copy

The Complete Weibull Analysis Home Study Kit

$1050 per kit

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Reliability Software and Books: (add taxes, duties, and shipping costs which are $30 for second day delivery domestic and $50+ for offshore and international locations)—Software & book prices subject to change without notice

The New Weibull Handbook, 5th edition by Dr. Robert B. Abernethy
or download a PDF file for the cover, preface, and table of contents or for chapter 1 from the book

 $98   

PlayTIME for SuperSMITH, computer training manual with data set

$48   

SuperSMITH Software  (SuperSMITH Weibull, SuperSMITH Visual, YBATH, PlayTIME, and The New Weibull Handbook). Volume discounts available—See SuperSMITH page.

 $960   

Basic SuperSMITH Weibull/Visual Software Training Manual
or download no-cost excerpts as a PDF file

$75      

New Methods for Life Data Analysis Compact Disk

$98   

The Complete Weibull Analysis Home Study Kit consisting of SuperSMITH software, Basic SuperSMITH Weibull/Visual Software Training Manual, and New Methods for Life Data Analysis CD

$1050   

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Travel, Shipping, and Expenses

Domestic travel in airline coach with expenses billed at

Actual Cost

Offshore travel in business class with expenses billed at

Actual Cost 

Business class hotel/motels with meals and transportation

Actual Cost

Full size automobile rental

Actual Cost

Shipment of manuals/software is by FedEX and expenses billed at

Actual Cost

Expense rate for personal automobile mileage as listed in the IRS Standard Mileage Rate for 2016.

$0.54/per mile

Travel time charged at regular professional rates

See below

Report/Document/Drawing preparation

Actual Cost

All other reasonable and customary expenses

Actual Cost

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Consulting Cost Details Effective January 1, 2015

Professional Engineering Service Rates For Consulting And Travel

Hourly rate

 $275 per hour

Daily rate

$2200 per day

Travel time portal-to-portal and delay time

 $150 per hour

Time in excess of eight hours/day

 1.5 x usual rate

Time for weekend work

 2.0 x usual rate

Support of litigation

 $400/hour

Depositions or expert testimony for litigation

 $800/hour

Volume discounts apply to quoted professional engineering service rates for hourly billing in a calendar quarter

 

For personal auto mileage rates and other customary domestic and international travel charges, see above schedule

5% for 20 up to 40 days,
7.5% for 40 up to 60 days,
10% for 60+ days

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Volume discounts of 10% (excludes software--see SuperSMITH webpage for software discount details) are available for long term training commitments of 6 or more of the same courses in a calendar year for the same company. Telephone, FAX, or e-mail for specific quotations or for fixed price quotations.

Payment terms are net 10 days with invoice payable in US currency. Quotes are valid for 90 days unless otherwise noted.

Examples of typical cost estimates for Reliability Engineering Principles (REP), Life Cycle Cost (LCC), and Process Reliability (PC) training classes.  Request quotation for specific cases by email to Paul Barringer, or phone 281-852-6810, or FAX 281-852-3749.

Typical Training Costs Effective January 1, 2015
(actuals may vary based on specific conditions such as distant travel, etc.*)
Refer to the schedule page for open time slots for training courses

Item
(Costs are Estimates based on the assumption of 20 students)

3-day
Reliability Engineering
Principles

2-day
Life
Cycle
Cost

2-day
Process Reliability
Training

1-day**
Basic Weibull / Visual Training

Course

$8,400

$6,200

$6,200

$4,000

20 Student Manuals – scale to match class size

$3,500

$1,500

$1,500

$1,500

Travel Cost – estimated***

$1,500

$1,500

$1,500

$1,500

Living Expenses and Car Rental – estimated

$800

$530

$530

$265

Total Estimated Costà

$14,200

$9,730

$9,730

$7,365

Estimated cost/student
for 20 students
à

$710

$490

$490

$370

* (for two courses back-to-back the fixed fee will be reduced as two travel periods are not required)
** (for a 2-day software course use the cost estimate for Life Cycle Cost)
*** (for offshore travel add extra travel time and jet lag recovery on each end of the trip)

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Prices subject to change without notice. Refer to schedules for available times.

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Revision 1/15/2016 For IRS Mileage Rates
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